Stream 1: Closing the construction skills gap

11:50

Welcome from the Chair

 

Ivan Yates

Ivan Yates

Broadcaster, entrepreneur and politician

11:55

INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY:

New Zealand’s Construction Sector Accord

We’ll hear about New Zealand’ 3-year Transformation Plan and Construction Skills Action Plan

 

Dean Kimpton

Dean Kimpton

Transformation Director, Construction Sector Accord, New Zealand

12:10

Action Plan for Apprenticeships

 

Simon Harris TD

Simon Harris TD

Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science

12:25

PANEL DISCUSSION:

Closing the construction skills gap: The need to address the skills challenge now

 

Paul Nicholls

Paul Nicholls

Director, Jones Engineering

Andrew Brownlee

Andrew Brownlee

CEO, SOLAS

Aled Williams

Aled Williams

Executive Director, Research, Innovation and Partnerships, University College of Estate Management (UCEM) / Construction Industry Council (CIC) Champion, Education, UK

MAIN AGENDA:

 

 

STREAM 2

 

Reimaging our cities

STREAM 3

Modern Methods of Construction: Big picture, big opportunities